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Iran Urges Global Action to Eliminate Colonialism

Iran Urges Global Action to Eliminate Colonialism

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s deputy ambassador to the United Nations deplored the existence of different shapes of colonialism in the contemporary world, urging the UN to take effective measures to speed up the process of decolonization. Iran’s Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN Gholam Hossein Dehqani delivered a speech to the Special Political and Decolonization Committee on...

More than 1000 Iraqis killed in Sep.: UNAMI

More than 1000 Iraqis killed in Sep.: UNAMI

TEHRAN, Oct. 04 (Press Shia Agency) – A total of 1,003 Iraqis were killed and another 1,159 were injured in acts of terrorism, violence and armed conflict in Iraq, including Anbar, in September 2016, according to casualty figures recorded by the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI).The number of civilians killed in September was 609 (including 19 federal police, Sahwa civil...

Regional counter-terrorism workshop a testimony to intl. support to South Asia

Regional counter-terrorism workshop a testimony to intl. support to South Asia

TEHRAN, Oct. 04 (Press Shia) – It is an unacceptable reality that thousands of lives are lost each year due to terrorism. The most immediate impacts are felt by families and communities, often our most vulnerable populations, as individuals cope with the trauma of losing loved ones and the imposing sense of insecurity in day to day activities. South Asia has suffered enormous consequences of...

Rouhani felicitates S Korean counterpart on Natl. Foundation Day

Rouhani felicitates S Korean counterpart on Natl. Foundation Day

TEHRAN, Oct. 04 (Press Shia) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in a message congratulated Gaecheonjeol or South Korea National Foundation Day to his counterpart Park Geun-hye.Pointing to Park Geun-hye's recent trip to Iran on May 1, Rouhani hoped for the development of bilateral cooperation, and expansion of ties between the two countries. Rouhani also wished for the health and success of...

Enemies after undermining Iran-Iraq deep ties

Enemies after undermining Iran-Iraq deep ties

TEHRAN, Oct. 04 (Press Shia Agency) – Head of the Center for Strategic Research Ali Akbar Velayati stressed enemies try to undermine Iran-Iraq deep ties originating from cultural and historical commonalities.Speaking in a meeting with Iraqi Ambassador to Iran Rajeh Al-Mousavi on Monday, Velayati touched upon bilateral issues, international and regional cooperation and the latest developments. ...

Velayati: Enemies Seeking to Weaken Iran-Iraq ‘Strong’ Ties

Velayati: Enemies Seeking to Weaken Iran-Iraq ‘Strong’ Ties

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Head of the Strategic Research Center of Iran's Expediency Council Ali Akbar Velayati warned against enemies’ plots to undermine “strong” relations between Tehran and Baghdad. Speaking in a meeting with Iraqi Ambassador to Tehran Rajeh Saber Abboud al-Mousavi on Monday, Velayati described the growing ties between the two neighboring countries as age-old,...

Terrorism, extremism barriers to SDGs

Terrorism, extremism barriers to SDGs

TEHRAN, Oct. 04 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s ambassador to the UN has deemed terrorism and extremism as barriers to achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations Gholamali Khoshroo addressed the General Debate of the Second Committee of the Seventy-first Session of the General Assembly. Here is...

Iran urges UN to expedite decolonization process

Iran urges UN to expedite decolonization process

TEHRAN, Oct. 04 (Press Shia) – Iran’s UN envoy called on UN to speed up the process of decolonization and promote political, economic, social and educational advancement of the people of Non-Self-Governing Territories.Here is the statement by Ambassador Gholam Hossein Dehghani, Deputy Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran, delivered on Oct. 3 at the 71st Session of the...

Envoy Explicates Iran’s Plans to Meet 2030 Agenda Goals

Envoy Explicates Iran’s Plans to Meet 2030 Agenda Goals

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations highlighted the country’s strategic approach to implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, explaining the projects Iran has devised to that end. Addressing a general debate of the Second Committee of the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly, held in New York on Monday, Gholamali Khoshroo elaborated on the measures...

Zarif registers in Natl. Population, Housing Census

Zarif registers in Natl. Population, Housing Census

Zarif registers in Natl. Population, Housing...